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Title: Hundred common forest medicinal plants of Karnataka in primary healthcare
Authors: Shiddamallayya N
Yasmeen, Azra
Gopakumar, K
Keywords: Folklore
Forest
Healthcare
Medicinal plants
Traditional knowledge
Issue Date: Jan-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/08, A61P1/10, A61P1/16, A61P5/00, A61P5/50, A61P9/14, A61P11/00, A61P17/00, A61P29/00, A61P39/02
Abstract: The hilly regions of Western Ghat in Karnataka supported to have several thousands of medicinal plants along with other rich flora and fauna. It also helped to develop traditional knowledge and folklore of medicine to cure various diseases and ailments. This knowledge is used by supplier, agents and pharmaceuticals to exploit the rich forest resource in the form of raw drugs. The collection of drugs from natural condition is helping to generate employment to the families, which are living below the poverty line in the cover of forest. From the available, commonly available and regular in use medicinal plants of forests were selected for the study. Information was collected from local people, Vaidyas, physicians and literature about plant name, family, local name, Sanskrit name, parts used and uses to cure various health related problems
Page(s): 90-95
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.09(1) [January 2010]

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